Bennington Secondary School

16610 Bennington Road
Bennington, NE 68007
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Bennington Secondary School serves 582 students in grades 9-12.
Bennington Secondary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Bennington Secondary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

School Overview

Bennington Secondary School's student population of 582 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students582 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Rankings

Bennington Secondary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 904 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bennington Secondary School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#78 out of 904 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
19%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
88%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.220.52
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBennington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bennington Secondary School is Elkhorn High School (7.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Bennington Middle School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bennington Bennington Middle School Math: 71% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 635 students
    0.1 miles
    11201 North 168 St
    Bennington, NE 68007
    (402) 238-3082
    0.1 6-8 635
  • Bennington Bennington Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 581 students
    0.8 miles
    11620 N 156th St
    Bennington, NE 68007
    (402) 238-2690
    0.8 PK-5 581
  • Bennington Heritage Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 400 students
    1.8 miles
    9950 Rosewater Parkway
    Bennington, NE 68007
    (402) 238-2095
    1.8 PK-5 400
  • Bennington Pine Creek Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 473 students
    2.4 miles
    7801 N Hws Cleveland Blvd
    Bennington, NE 68007
    (402) 238-2372
    2.4 PK-5 473
  • Omaha Alfonza W Davis Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 727 students
    3.7 miles
    8050 N 129th Avenue
    Omaha, NE 68142
    (402) 561-6130
    3.7 6-8 727

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